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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Tara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Tara, Russia is approximately 3,186 km or 1,980 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Tara bearing 338.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 282.7° or WNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Tara has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Tara is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7 °C (12.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.3 °C (27.5°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 259.5 mm (10.2 in) less which is equivalent to 259.5 l/m² (6.37 US gal/ft²) or 2,595,000 l/ha (277,423 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.3° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Tara.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Svalbard Lufthavn relative to Tara. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Tara vs Svalbard Lufthavn.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -7 (-13) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) +7 (+0) +5 (+0) -14 (-1) -35 (-1) -50 (-2) -48 (-2) -43 (-2) -22 (-1) -25 (-1) -17 (-1) -12 (0) -260 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 12' -7h 56' -1h 12' +5h 39' +7h 48' +6h 33' +7h 07' +7h 46' +1h 01' -5h 50' -7h 44' -6h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.3 -20.9 -21.2 -21.3 -21.3 -21.3 -21.4 -21.4 -21.3 -21.1 -21.4 -21.5   -21.3

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